The Rose Garden is located about 3 to 4 kilometers from the Charring Cross and is spread over an area of 20 hectares where some 2000 rose specimens can be seen.
The Ooty Lake is an artificial lake that has been constructed in 1824 by John Sullivan who played a prominent role in developing the town of Ooty.
The Stone House has been constructed by John Sullivan and here the offices of the Government Arts College exist. The interior of this house is not open to the public however the exteriors are an evidence of the ... More imposing feature of colonial architecture.
Ooty Botanical Garden
The Ooty Botanical Garden is spread over an area of 22 hectares and houses 650 varied species of plants of which some are of Italian and Japanese origin while others are indigenous and include rare flowering plants and roses. The highlight of this garden is a fossilized tree trunk that is considered to be more than 20 million years old.
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park are located where the Eastern ghats meet the Western Ghats and here several native species roam freely of which some are easy to spot while others require some patience.
Ooty has an altitude of about 7440 feet and is spread over an area of 36 square kilometers. In Ooty one can find the Dodabetta peak which is the highest point in South India.
The summer season lasts from April to June with the 40 degrees Celsius mark being reached often while the winter season starts from November with an average temperature of about 20 degrees ... More Celsius.
There is no major wet season between summer and winter and most of the rainfall occurs between October and December due to the North-East monsoon. As per the census of 2001, the population of Ooty was 93921.
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